VIEWERS DISCRETION: Moment Unknown Gunmen Behead Nigerian Army Couple In Imo [VIDEO]—-Gunmen on Saturday shot dead two military personnel who recently got married, and then beheaded them, an action which bore the signature of Boko Haram.
But the gunmen in Imo are not Boko Haram. They are thugs of Imo politicians who do deadly errands for them. They also join in the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) agitation either as genuine agitators or simply using the platform to further their criminal operations.
Reporting by Newsmen gave the name of the Nigerian Army couple murdered in the most grotesque way as Mr and Mrs A.M Linus. The man is a sergeant first class in the army and his wife, a lance corporal.
The gunmen ambushed the couple while on a ride and killed them before cutting their heads. They also filmed the gory scene, the online newspaper said.
A military source who knows the couple, told the online newspaper: “It’s so sad that we soldiers are no safer, the man (A.M Linus) was a member of the 19 regular intakes while the wife was of the 79RI.
“They were on their way to Imo state on Saturday when the incident happened. You won’t believe these gunmen as we speak still used their phones to make calls to their family members, making jest of them and threatening to kill them as well.
“This couple just married recently, even their photo shoot caused a lot of criticism and seems they were punished for it.
“Though the man (A.M Linus) is married to another woman with grown-up kids, he suddenly eloped with this young soldier; I was told the girl also had kids before joining the army as well.
“The man still has a father, his brother is also a soldier working at a battalion in Kaduna. The lady was also raped before they were beheaded.”
A gory video of the incident also showed the heads of the deceased placed on the corpses.
“It’s so sad that we soldiers are no safer, the man was a member of the 19 regular intakes while the wife was of the 79RI.”
“They were on their way to Imo state on Saturday when the incident happened. You won’t believe these gunmen as we speak still used their phones to make calls to their family members, making jest of them and threatening to kill them as well.”
Aside the trending video, the chilling audio has been condemned by several people on Social media. In the audio a gruff voice, belonging to one of the gunmen, can be heard speaking to a friend of the deceased lady admitting that the couple was killed for being soldiers.